MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 23rd July
News highlights of the day include Skoda, MINI, Ducati and Vehicle Registration.
Nexa – Maruti Suzuki’s premium Nexa retail network has completed 5 years of operation. It has sold more than 11 lakh units of premium Maruti Suzuki products. They have currently more than 350 dealerships pan-India. The next addition to their lineup is the new S-Cross petrol which will be launched next month.
Ducati – The premium Italian bike maker has commenced the bookings of the Ducati Panigale V2 in India. The bike will be launched by August-end and deliveries will commence from September. It will be priced premium over the outgoing Panigale 959.
Toyota – The Japanese carmaker recently launched their new generation Toyota Harrier in the international market. It has received more than 45,000 bookings, which is 15 times more than what they expected. Now there is a disruption in delivery timelines and customers need to wait for more than 5 months for the new Toyota Harrier.
Hyundai – The Hyundai Kona has got a new Night Edition. It comes with dark exterior elements such as 18-inch RAYS alloys with semi-gloss black finish, mirror caps and grille surround. It will be available in Ultra Black, Galactic Gray and Chalk White. It is heading to the US market in September with a 1.6-litre turbo petrol engine.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, there are more than 40,000 Ola drivers in Australia.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “It seems like a girl is super confused to accept a proposal made by a worthy boy by holding a rose in the hand and saying- you love me, you love me not. That many times I’ve heard the plans of launching and not launching the HR-V in India!.”